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APPROVED ITEMS FOR RECYCLING

RECYCLABLES ARE ACCEPTED FREE OF CHARGE AT ALL COWETA COUNTY COMPACTOR LOCATIONS 
PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIRED: EITHER COWETA LICENSE TAG OR DRIVER'S LICENSE

RECYCLABLES ACCEPTED WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED EXAMPLES OF WHAT CANNOT BE RECYCLED PREPARATION
Glass

Glass Food and Drink Containers

  • Clear
  •  Brown
  •  Green
Light Bulbs,
Crystal,
Coffee Mugs,
Ovenware,
Mirrors,
Clay Flower Pots,
Plates,
Window Glass

Rinse
Remove Lids
Labels May Remain

Aluminum, Steel & Tin Cans Soda Cans,
Soup Cans,
Juice Cans,
Vegetable Cans,
Aluminum Foil,
Aluminum Pie Pans
Paint Cans Rinse
Labels May Remain
Newspaper Newspaper
(Including All Inserts)
Keep Dry
Plastic (must be bottle shape) Milk Jugs,
Soda Bottles

Marked On bottom With1 Through 7
Plastic Bags,
Plastic Wrap,
Plastic Food Trays,
Styrofoam,
Oil Containers,
Lubricant Containers
Rinse
Remove Caps
Flatten Plastic
Paper/Cardboard Cereal Boxes,
Shoe Boxes,
Paper Bags,
Sugar Bags,
Flour Bags,
Paper Egg Cartons,
Feed Bags,
Corrugated Cardboard Boxes
Junk Mail
Telephone Books
Pizza Boxes,
Milk Cartons,
Paper Plates,
Frozen Food Boxes,
Any Box Contaminated with Food,
Any Box with a Plastic Liner which cannot be removed
Flatten Cardboard
Remove Any Plastic

*Items not accepted for recycling can be disposed of at the Transfer Station for a fee of $15 for up to 789 lbs.